Misleading security message output
cswiger at mac.com
Mon Apr 18 13:36:06 PDT 2005
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> Maybe it's because I'm such a newb, but I'm wondering which program has
> what bug? Is it that the default configuration files for the login logs
> doesn't put on age limit on the rotation? Is it that the log lines don't
> conain a full 4-digit year in the timestamp?
This last one is correct: the standard syslog format doesn't include a 4-digit
year value in the timestamp. All sorts of nasty logfile rolling and parsing
issues would be made much easier to do right if it did...
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